Tag: Arachnids

August 14, 2019

Watch: Black widow males follow rivals to female mates

The silk trails of fellow males lead black widow spiders to potential female mates, according to new research. “We found male black widows follow rather than avoid rival males, using...

May 28, 2019

Watch: Spiders risk lives to attract cannibalistic mates

It’s never easy to find the right partner. But male wolf spiders face the extra challenge of getting eaten by predators while making their elaborate courtship bids to potential mates....

May 29, 2015

Cartwheeling Spider Among Top 10 New Species of 2015

A spider that performs a cartwheel trick to escape from predators, a nine-inch walking stick and a fanged frog are among the top 10 new species of 2015, according to...